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Giant Isopod On Four-Year Hunger Strike

Workers at the Toba Aquarium in the Mie Prefecture in Japan are baffled by the behavior of one of their marine inmates. For four years now the bathynomis giganteus in their care has been on a hunger strike. Though fed daily along with the crustaceans, the giant isopod refuses to eat.

Norman The Dog Takes Up Cycling

Norman, a three-year-old Briand, is one talented dog as he rides bicycles, scooters, and skateboards. He's been wowing crowds as he performs at Mardi Gras in New Orleans. There may even be a television show in the works for the charismatic canine. He began his career as a puppy when he started riding a scooter.

Fossil Remains Show Two Previously Unknown Species Of Spider Crabs

Scientists have been digging in the old Koskobilo quarry in northern Spain and have found two previously unknown species of spider crabs to enter into the fossil record. The creatures, found in a fossil reef that once teemed with life, existed over 100 million years ago, making them older than any other spider crabs found before.

Penguin Spy Robots Invade The Colony For The Inside Scoop

Documentary film makers placed cameras inside 50 animatronic penguins and then set them out in three colonies of the real birds to get closer than ever before. Some of the robot penguins even managed to lay "eggs" with cameras inside to get a chick's-eye-view of the world. The amazing footage is part of a new documentary for the BBC.

World’s Largest Crocodile Dies

It’s a sad day for the small village of Bunawan, as Lolong the Indo-Pacific crocodile passed away February 10th. The massive 20.24 foot long crocodile was captured in 2011 near the tiny village of Nueva Era after it was suspected for the death of several villagers and weighed in at a hefty 2,370 lbs.

Marine Animals Spread The Growth Of Sea Plants

When animals defecate good things happen. We've been spreading cow and horse manure in our fields and gardens for several millennia. We prize coffee beans that have passed through the digestive systems of elephants and civet cats among all others. We know that birds spread seeds by eating and later "depositing" them in new areas. Now we know that several marine animals and their feces are just as important to the spread of a vitally important type of marine grass.

PEnnsylvania 6-5000 Goes To The Dogs For Westminster Dog Show [Video]

Some New York City Hotels carry a mystique. One known more for it's telephone number than its service was the Hotel Pennsylvania. So much so, it became the inspiration for Glenn Miller's Big Band hit of the 1940s. Today PEnnsylvania 6-5000 is the oldest continuing phone number in New York City. Based on the old telephone exchange name system, the first two letters "PE" in PE6-5000 stand for the rotary dial numbers 7 and 3, making the number (with Manhattan's area code) +1 (212) 736-5000.

Paralyzed Kitten Gets New Set Of Wheels

Flipper, a nine-month-old kitten in Aspen Park, Colorado, was born with a twisted spine. Her top half goes one direction while the bottom tries to go another. This means that she ends up dragging her bottom end around, unable to walk. A high school robotics club has come to Flipper's rescue by creating a sort of feline wheel-chair to help her get moving more like a regular cat.

Escape Of The Condor: Panic On Ice

When the National Anthem is played at the beginning of a sports event it is supposed to be a solemn moment of patriotic reverence. For the Bakersfield Condors hockey team it is also when their mascot, a live condor, is brought out, introduced to the crowd, and placed on its perch. At their last game things didn't go quite as planned and the result was several minutes of utter chaos.

Dutch The Dog Is In Dutch With The Law

There is a big fight brewing in little Montrose, Colorado. At stake is the fate of a dog named Dutch, an American Allaunt, accused of attacking a woman back in November. The woman had struck him with an aluminum pole from a tiki torch in an attempt to stop a fight in her yard between him and a pit bull. That was when the animal allegedly turned and attacked her.


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